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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3204Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Monday, September 23rd, 2019College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:DermatologySalarySalary:$50,004.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:The Department of Dermatology seeks highly-motivated postdoctoral scholars on an immediate and rolling basis to join the laboratory of Ali Jabbari, MD, PhD in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Iowa.The main focus of study is alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease in which T cells attack the hair follicle. A mouse model of the disease exists that recapitulates the disease and allows for mechanistic studies, and access to human tissue samples are readily available through the University of Iowa Department of Dermatology clinics. This relationship allows us easily move between the bedside and the bench, and from bench to bedside.The most likely initial project for the candidate would be using genetic models (eg, Cre/LoxP system) to assess the roles of various effector functions in murine alopecia areata. Readouts to include those ascertained by flow cytometry, ELISAs, immunofluorescence/immunohistochemistry, etc.Education Requirement:Ph.D. in immunology, microbiology, or other biology discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience including M.D. or M.D./Ph.D.Required Qualifications:At least one year of laboratory experience conducting research that involves flow cytometry, mouse husbandry, ELISAs, QPCR/PCR, immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence, in vitro cell culture, etc.Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.Proficiency in computer software programs, such as Microsoft Office, FlowJ or FCS Express, Graphpad Prism.Desirable Qualifications:Experience with grant writing or solicitation of external funding.Experience managing a laboratory and student research projects.Abilty to work independently and work on multiple projects.Experience working in the area of T cell biology or mouse models of autoimmunity.Strong background in flow cytometry, immunofluorescence and confocal microscopy.Online Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesLetters of InterestNumber of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Ali Jabbari - ali-jabbari@uiowa.eduCmed-DermatologyPomerantz Family Pavilion720 Melrose Avenue40025 PFPIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-353-4604Department URL: University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.The University of